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Forum: Ask The Experts Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Spider!
I haven't tried a rechargeable 9v in years. The...

I haven't tried a rechargeable 9v in years. The ratings on the lithium variety is about six times the NiMH batteries.
Forum: CCI 05-23-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 538
Posted By Spider!
They do take some practice, especially if you are...

They do take some practice, especially if you are used to a lightly sprung under-cocking setup. Going back and forth has always been difficult for me. If I don't use one frequently, I have to think...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-23-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 650
Posted By Spider!
I had two choices, the Nelson pistol, stock...

I had two choices, the Nelson pistol, stock without a pump, or a Piranha long barrel. I bought the black, fancy one with direct feed, back bottle, and a pump handle. I had no idea where to get that...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-22-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Spider!
Glad it was a success! I ended up sitting...

Glad it was a success!

I ended up sitting around the house in my paintball clothes.:old:
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-21-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By Spider!
Not to say mags are efficient, but the new super...

Not to say mags are efficient, but the new super light tanks hold a lot of shots for the old weights. Efficiency is not as much a problem as it used to be.
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-21-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 280
Posted By Spider!
Agreed. It's a small difference in shape,...

Agreed.

It's a small difference in shape, but it makes a big difference on the field.
Forum: Sheridan 05-21-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Spider!
Anything extra on the feed tube? Sometimes...

Anything extra on the feed tube?

Sometimes people ask for plain, sometimes they ask for magic. Walz delivers.

I like those end caps.

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SPEW gun! I didn't recognize it out of the box. :p
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-21-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Spider!
nice reference surface!

nice reference surface!
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-21-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By Spider!
Whether mag or cocker (or whatever), remember...

Whether mag or cocker (or whatever), remember that "CNC" wasn't what it is today. A while back, I was looking at a wire frame drawing of a sail boat from the early 90s; it looked old. It struck me...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-21-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 280
Posted By Spider!
btw, with a level 10, don't underbore your paint....

btw, with a level 10, don't underbore your paint. If you get an extra large ball, the level 10 may back off from trying to push it into the bore.
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-21-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 280
Posted By Spider!
It is.

It is.
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-21-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Spider!
^^^This would be best. Sometimes you can get...

^^^This would be best.

Sometimes you can get a male gas fitting that bottoms out in a 90 degree female fitting, creating a restriction.
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-21-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 280
Posted By Spider!
Check the feed plug for a flat area. It was the...

Check the feed plug for a flat area. It was the early feed plugs that gave mags a "paint blender" reputation for a while. The new ones are available from AGD for $7 or $9 and work great. There's a...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-19-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Spider!
7/8-14 classic Stub is 0.28+, with .100...

7/8-14 classic

Stub is 0.28+, with .100 taken by the o-ring groove.
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-18-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Spider!
Individual reviews also can depend on the type of...

Individual reviews also can depend on the type of marker and/or changer being used. Some changers handle length variations but not neck variations, or vice versa. Un-regulated markers don't mind as...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 05-17-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Spider!
You really just need the pitch, right? I cut...

You really just need the pitch, right?

I cut some (for a classic) a while back and just measured the diameters from an existing classic back. I probably measured the thread pitch too, being...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-16-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By Spider!
No, they use the newer sort. I believe these...

No, they use the newer sort. I believe these iirc;

Doc's Shop | Spyder/Intimidator Ball Detents | Online Store Powered by Storenvy...
Forum: 3D Printing 05-14-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By Spider!
Keep in mind your barrel (control bore) length in...

Keep in mind your barrel (control bore) length in all of this. Longer control bores should need less venting than a stubby barrel.
Forum: CCI 05-09-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By Spider!
It takes getting used to, for sure. Last time we...

It takes getting used to, for sure. Last time we played, I hooked the lever on my harness at game on. I stopped to look at what happened and got pegged.
Forum: CCI 05-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By Spider!
Crosmans can vary in length. In one batch I...

Crosmans can vary in length. In one batch I measured (pic is around here somewhere) a variation of about 0.050", which is why you can throw an o-ring in the bottom of the bucket changer and possibly...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-07-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By Spider!
Then make another barrel out of the part you cut...

Then make another barrel out of the part you cut off. :)
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-07-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Spider!
Some of the older bodies are a hair smaller too. ...

Some of the older bodies are a hair smaller too. I had a stock body that was too tight for an adapter, but it fit another. I have had a slightly warped body as well.

If the Luke's feed is welded...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-03-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Spider!
It must be in the range of forces. The d-lite...

It must be in the range of forces. The d-lite valve is magnetic instead of spring loaded.
Forum: Texas Pump and Pistol Game 05-02-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By Spider!
me

me
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 04-30-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Spider!
Thanks! I had not thought about the controllers.

Thanks! I had not thought about the controllers.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-30-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By Spider!
This is where red dot sights make money,...

This is where red dot sights make money, threading a shot through the branches. You get an idea where you can lane a ball before you shoot. You have to watch for elevation sometimes; the arc can...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Spider!
We like dfwap for the Texas pump and pistol game....

We like dfwap for the Texas pump and pistol game.

I thought we were talking Waco area for mid Texas. :)
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-27-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Spider!
Something that has occurred to me in the past is...

Something that has occurred to me in the past is some sort of catch system to stop hammer rebound, allowing it to strike once only. It would stop "farting" and allow a wider valve spring selection,...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-27-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Spider!
Maybe a ram system? Some systems (eigenram...

Maybe a ram system?

Some systems (eigenram timmies) are pretty light, but they get more finicky as the weight goes down.
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-27-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Spider!
Angel D-Lite valve

Angel D-Lite valve
Forum: 3D Printing 04-26-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Spider!
PC mag article of best 3D printers

Anyone have a comment on these printers or the article?

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2470038,00.asp

The Dremel looked good until I looked at the proprietary filament spools.
Forum: CCI 04-26-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By Spider!
Shot efficiency or cartridge change-out time?

Shot efficiency or cartridge change-out time?
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-26-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 958
Posted By Spider!
I still have a pair of the heavy nylon, cheap...

I still have a pair of the heavy nylon, cheap Raven pants that went for 20-something a pair. I bought the large, thinking I was a medium, but they were too small. I gave those to my son and bought...
Forum: Shipley Custom Solutions 04-25-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Spider!
Yeah, that one can of WD-40 is just waiting to...

Yeah, that one can of WD-40 is just waiting to get off the wall and hide somewhere.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 04-25-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Spider!
More mill questions

Anyone have a Precision Matthews mill, like a PMV-25?

Also, if you are setup for CNC, is it a problem to make simple manual cuts on the same machine? I've seen some comments that I took that way,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-25-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By Spider!
Yes, at about 3 or 4 in the morning inside one of...

Yes, at about 3 or 4 in the morning inside one of those metal container buildings with all of the noise, it makes your head spin.

The flaw in the whole thing was the weather. The idea was that...
Forum: 3D Printing 04-24-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Spider!
Yeah, production printing is capable of coming...

Yeah, production printing is capable of coming and going like a piece of software. You see businesses like that, but it must be tough to keep moving.

I keep floundering; mill, printer, mill,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-24-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By Spider!
Same color or different color? I have never...

Same color or different color? I have never decided if I like glowsticks or not.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-24-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By Spider!
Lighting is ok, but mainly to make the shadows to...

Lighting is ok, but mainly to make the shadows to hide in. Too much lighting is just a change in weather to me, making use of a goggle visor to block some glare.

Scenario rules are not bad...
Forum: 3D Printing 04-24-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Spider!
Is that because you liked the first one? I'm...

Is that because you liked the first one? I'm guessing you have them running different material?

My son has a makerfarm wood frame i3. It's idle from being moved a few times. I've been debating...
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